Zitate und Sprüche von Bill Bryson

William „Bill“ McGuire Bryson, OBE, ist ein US-amerikanischer Journalist und Schriftsteller. Berühmt wurde er vor allem durch seine ebenso informativen wie humorvollen Reiseberichte aus Europa, den Vereinigten Staaten und Australien.

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Zitat von Bill Bryson

Ich bin mir sicher, dass es Gottes Plan ist, dass ich ein bisschen Zeit mit jedem der dümmsten Menschen auf der Erde verbringe.

I have long known that it is part of God's plan for me to spend a little time with each of the most stupid people on earth.

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Zitat von Bill Bryson

I've been writing all these books that have been largely autobiographical and yet, really, they don't tell you anything about me. I just use my life story as a kind of device on which to hang comic observations. It's not my interest or instinct to tell the world anything pertinent about myself or my family.

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Zitat von Bill Bryson

If you drive to, say, Shenandoah National Park, or the Great Smoky Mountains, you'll get some appreciation for the scale and beauty of the outdoors. When you walk into it, then you see it in a completely different way. You discover it in a much slower, more majestic sort of way.

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Zitat von Bill Bryson

You don't have to know anything about baseball to respond to Babe Ruth because he's just this magnificent human being. And a really good story because he was this kid who grew up essentially as an orphan, you know, had a tough life, and then he became the most successful baseball player ever. But he was also a really good guy.

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Zitat von Bill Bryson

There'd never been a more advantageous time to be a criminal in America than during the 13 years of Prohibition. At a stroke, the American government closed down the fifth largest industry in the United States - alcohol production - and just handed it to criminals - a pretty remarkable thing to do.

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